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Washer does not agitates

Washer agitator does not move, washer does not spins, does drain the water without rotating the drum.
We had a problem with spining last month, replaced a switch and everything worked well, today I smell like rubber burning and washer stoped working I have the same problem and I can see the coupler is broken, my question is why do I have to take off everything from the top of the washer when i can get to evrything from the bottom of the washer. Is there really some reason why I have to try and stretch my arms all the way around the tub when i can get to things from the bottom very easy.

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Your correct, preference is why there is two ways, I take the dog house off so I can clean and inspect the unit as I can catch any problems before they are serious. On the coupler make sure the white plastic gears are tapped down level with the shaft so they dont wobble or slip and make sure the one you buy has the new metal inserts! The rest is lining up parts and make sure those two screws holding the motor clips are on. Before 1987 those clips were a little shorter and clipped down really tight, now there screwed down.

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